Writing a mystery novel involves creating suspense, actively involving the reader, using red herrings and more. Learn how to write great mystery fiction.
Source: Writing a Mystery Novel – 7 Elements | Now Novel
In the 1920s, S.S. Van Dine put forth 20 rules about detective stories. He said no love interests, no supernatural elements and no crazy twists. Do his rules hold up?
Source: Literary mysteries: The 20 rules for writing a detective novel | MPR News